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I really love SSAA to remove aliasing. I use it in all Valve releases, Mass Effect series, Batman, etc.

So far it only worked on a handful of DX9 engines but new drivers seem to allow it to work with DX10/11.

So:

1. Is it working on all major titles with AA support, especially BF3? Deferred and forward rendering?

2. Is it working as well as the DX9 version was?

3. Is is better than Nvidia SGSAA/TXAA?

4. Any BF3 benchmark possible?

Thanks a lot. biggrin.gif

Cheers,

-G
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Damn.

Anybody tried SSAA?
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I've only got one 7970, and I've got three 1080p monitors to push. But I'll give you a rough opinion if you'd like compared to MSAAx4 in BF3 against SSAA.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jessekin32 View Post

I've only got one 7970, and I've got three 1080p monitors to push. But I'll give you a rough opinion if you'd like compared to MSAAx4 in BF3 against SSAA.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=2521810&postcount=15
You're welcome smile.gif

Thank you guys. I'll look into this during my lunch hour.
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Ok. This is interesting.

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=2521434&postcount=8
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7970, 11.12 RC11
Min: 98
Max: 148
Avg: 125

7970, 11.12 RC11 + SSAA 4X
Min: 76
Max: 123
Avg: 98

7970, 11.12 RC11 + SSAA 4X + FXAA
Min: 65
Max: 117
Avg: 94

Screenshots are jaggies-free from the start. So IQ improvement cannot be quite seen.

Performance hit is not so bad. I wish I could see the fences and Posts on Caspian Border. They look so bad even with 4xMSAA.

Jessekin32, if you make any screenshot, could it please be at flag B on Caspian Border?

Thanks.

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Edited by GrandMax - 3/30/12 at 9:45am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GrandMax View Post

Ok. This is interesting.
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=2521434&postcount=8
Quote:
7970, 11.12 RC11
Min: 98
Max: 148
Avg: 125
7970, 11.12 RC11 + SSAA 4X
Min: 76
Max: 123
Avg: 98
7970, 11.12 RC11 + SSAA 4X + FXAA
Min: 65
Max: 117
Avg: 94
Screenshots are jaggies-free from the start. So IQ improvement cannot be quite seen.
Performance hit is not so bad. I wish I could see the fences and Posts on Caspian Border. They look so bad even with 4xMSAA.
Jessekin32, if you make any screenshot, could it please be at flag B on Caspian Border?
Thanks.
-G

kookoo.gif Dude get your eyes checked, zoomed in the difference on the tree's and other transparent stuff is very very obvious... open in tabs and flick between them..
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Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

kookoo.gif Dude get your eyes checked, zoomed in the difference on the tree's and other transparent stuff is very very obvious... open in tabs and flick between them..

This is exactly what I did. The difference is so small on those screens. mad.gif

In terms of jaggies, one can see some Moire pattern and crawling, dotted lines on many objects in BF3. The foliage just isn't the problem here.

Anyway, thanks for the link.
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I took some shots in Mass Effect 3 with 4X4 SSAA. It's really a shame Nvidia doesn't provide nearly as good forced AA support.

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